3112-Civil Engineering Technicians

Job Title: 

Civil Engineering Technicians

Job Description: 

Civil engineering technicians perform technical tasks in civil engineering research, design, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of buildings and other structures, such as water supply and wastewater treatment systems, bridges, roads, dams and airports.


Tasks include:

  • performing or assisting with field and laboratory tests of soils and construction materials using various computer software packages including spreadsheets to provide administrative support
  • providing technical assistance connected with the construction of buildings and other structures, and with surveys or the preparation of survey reports
  • ensuring compliance with design specifications, relevant legislation and regulations, and maintenance of desired standards of materials and work
  • applying technical knowledge of building and civil engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising
  • assisting with the preparation of detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for projects, according to the specifications given
  • organising maintenance and repairs
  • supervising other workers
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Civil engineering technician
Structural engineering technician
Land surveying technician
Resident technical officer

This unit group excludes

Assistant civil and structural engineer (3100)
Marine surveyor (3115)
Airworthiness surveyor (3115)

Specific Occupations: 

Civil engineering technician

Structural engineering technician

Building technician

Land surveying technician

Resident technical officer

Other civil engineering and related technicians

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore